The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Clustering
England / North East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 50 67
Rank change year-on-year +11 +17  
Contract jobs citing Clustering 19 90 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.34% 5.52% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.11% 13.93% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 58 6
Median daily rate £325 £298 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.06% +16.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £222 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £348 £281
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +13.63% -12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - +43.58%  

Clustering is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 188 646 255
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 33.04% 39.63% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 415 130
Median daily rate £360 £310 £327
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.12% -5.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £218 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 56 17
Median hourly rate £21.75 £28.00 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.32% +78.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £15.00 £13.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £28.50 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Clustering as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in the North East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Clustering in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in the North East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in the North East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Clustering in the North East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in the North East

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Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +20 19 £325 +9.98% 2
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 17 (85.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (80.00%) Oracle
3 15 (75.00%) Unix
3 15 (75.00%) AIX
3 15 (75.00%) HPUX
3 15 (75.00%) Linux
3 15 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 15 (75.00%) SC Cleared
4 14 (70.00%) SUSE
4 14 (70.00%) Solaris
4 14 (70.00%) Sun
5 13 (65.00%) Cisco
5 13 (65.00%) Apache
5 13 (65.00%) Tomcat
5 13 (65.00%) TCP/IP
5 13 (65.00%) JBoss
5 13 (65.00%) WebLogic
5 13 (65.00%) Firewall
5 13 (65.00%) Veritas
5 13 (65.00%) iPlanet
5 13 (65.00%) Load Balancing
5 13 (65.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 13 (65.00%) F5
5 13 (65.00%) High Availability
5 13 (65.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 12 (60.00%) J2EE
6 12 (60.00%) ITIL
7 9 (45.00%) HP
8 6 (30.00%) Windows
9 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (65.00%) Apache
1 13 (65.00%) iPlanet
1 13 (65.00%) JBoss
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 13 (65.00%) Tomcat
1 13 (65.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (20.00%) MQSeries
2 4 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (15.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Firewall
1 13 (65.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (25.00%) SAN
3 4 (20.00%) LDAP
3 4 (20.00%) NAS
4 3 (15.00%) DNS
5 2 (10.00%) FCoE
5 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security
5 2 (10.00%) VLAN
5 2 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (5.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.00%) DB2
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) Redis
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Administrator
1 6 (30.00%) AIX Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) Unix Administrator
2 5 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) DBA
3 4 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 4 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Project Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Solaris Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) AIX Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) DB2 DBA
6 1 (5.00%) HPUX Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Grid Computing
1 4 (20.00%) Replication
2 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) AIX
1 15 (75.00%) HPUX
1 15 (75.00%) Linux
1 15 (75.00%) Unix
2 14 (70.00%) Solaris
2 14 (70.00%) SUSE
3 6 (30.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) MVS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) High Availability
1 13 (65.00%) Load Balancing
2 12 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.00%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (10.00%) QMS
4 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (10.00%) Release Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (10.00%) C-shell
2 2 (10.00%) Korn
2 2 (10.00%) Perl
2 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) REXX
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.00%) MCTS
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) KVM
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (15.00%) Samba
5 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) OpenView
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Perfmon
3 1 (5.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Oracle
2 15 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 14 (70.00%) Sun
4 13 (65.00%) Cisco
4 13 (65.00%) F5
4 13 (65.00%) Veritas
5 9 (45.00%) HP
6 5 (25.00%) VMware
7 4 (20.00%) Cognos
7 4 (20.00%) Opsware
7 4 (20.00%) PlateSpin
8 2 (10.00%) Citrix
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
9 1 (5.00%) BMC
9 1 (5.00%) CA
9 1 (5.00%) IBM
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago